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You Must Be Toking!

Some cops lost a big stash of pot/ Then argued that mice ate the lot./ The judge said ‘So why/ Are said mice not high?/ You may be on drugs but I’m not!’/// Some cops lost a big stash of … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Number Plate

The cast and the crew of Top Gear/ Have fled Argentina in fear/ A Falklands-themed plate/ Made locals irate/ So Clarkson was out on his ear./// http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/10/03/jeremy-clarkson-top-gear-argentina-number-plate_n_5926026.html The cast and the crew of Top Gear Have fled Argentina in fear A Falklands-themed plate Made … Continue reading

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Isolated Islanders

There once was a British possession/ Where vote after vote in succession/ Was pro status quo/ Just 3 voted no/ For Argentine rule, or secession? ///http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/03/who-are-falklands-three There once was a British possession/Where vote after vote in succession/Was pro status quo/Just … Continue reading

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Thirty Years War

There is a far-off archipelago A war zone, a 30-year spell ago Briefly Argentina’s And renamed Malvinas The Falklands saw many a feller go. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/apr/01/falklands-war-thatcher-30-years?newsfeed=true

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Oil in Troubled Waters

A President known as Cristina’s Said islands she calls Las Malvinas And all of their oil Are not British soil But actually are Argentina’s. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/09/world/europe/britain-rules-out-talks-with-argentina-over-falklands.html

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